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 data       graph  M    Sea Surface Height Anomalies, Altimetry (S-3A/B,CryoSat2,Jason-2/3,SARAL), Near Real-Time,
Global 0.25°, 2017-present, Daily
   ?   F   I   M   background RSS NOAA NESDIS STAR noaacwBLENDEDsshDaily

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL _NCProperties String version=1|netcdflibversion=4.4.1.1|hdf5libversion=1.8.17
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String Eric.Leuliette at noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String Eric.Leuliette at noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String https://coastwatch.noaa.gov/cw_html/SSH_SeaLevelAnomaly.html
attribute NC_GLOBAL cw%3aprocessing_algorithm String RADS 4.3.6
attribute NC_GLOBAL cw%3aproduct_status String Experimental
attribute NC_GLOBAL cw%3asatellite String Jason-2
CryoSat-2
SARAL
Jason-3
Sentinel-3A
Sentinel-3B
attribute NC_GLOBAL cw%3atime String 25446
25447
25448
25449
25450
25451
25452
25453
25454
25455
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2019-09-13T12:07:28.839715Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2019-09-13T12:07:28.839715Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -179.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 0.25
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL identifier_product_doi_authority String https://dx.doi.org (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://coastwatch.noaa.gov/cw_html/SSH_SeaLevelAnomaly.html
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA NESDIS STAR
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String above, altimetry, anomalies, anomaly, applications, center, CoastWatch, CryoSat-2, daily, data, day, Earth Science > Oceans > Sea Surface Topography > Sea Surface Height, Earth Science > Oceans > Surface Sea Surface Height, Earth Science > Solid Earth > Geodetics/Gravity > Geoid Properties, environmental, height, information, Jason-2, Jason-3, latitude, level, longitude, merged, national, nesdis, noaa, ocean, oceans, OceanWatch, RADS-NRT-SLA-Daily-L3, research, SARAL, satellite, sea, sea level, sea level anomalies, sea surface height, sea_surface_height_above_sea_level, Sentinel-3A, service, sla, ssh, surface, time, topography
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String https://science.nasa.gov/earth-science/earth-science-data/data-information-policy/
The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String gov.noaa.coastwatch
attribute NC_GLOBAL ncei_template_version String NCEI_NetCDF_Grid_Template_v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Altimetry measurements
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String https://coastwatch.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/AltimetryBlendedAggGlobalLoM
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -89.875
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The altimetry data are from RADS (http://rads.tudelft.nl/rads/rads.shtml), the Radar Altimetry Database System, first developed at Delft University of Technology, now also at the NOAA and the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT). The RADS data for each mission is updated with state of the art corrections for tides, atmospheric path delay, etc. Because they are all computed consistently between the various missions, this avoids the possibility of introducing biases and drifts because of the different implementation of the various corrections by different agencies. The goals of RADS are to provide a homogenous dataset of sea level anomalies, wave heights, and wind speeds, along with database selection and analysis tools.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2019-09-13T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2017-02-13T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Sea Surface Height Anomalies, Altimetry (S-3A/B,CryoSat2,Jason-2/3,SARAL), Near Real-Time, Global 0.25°, 2017-present, Daily
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -179.875
dimension time   double nValues=942, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=1 day 0h 1m 32s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.486944E9, 1.5683328E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time bounds String time_bnds
attribute time calendar String gregorian
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension latitude   float nValues=720, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float -89.875, 89.875
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude bounds String lat_bnds
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
attribute latitude valid_max float 89.875
attribute latitude valid_min float -89.875
dimension longitude   float nValues=1440, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=0.25
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float -179.875, 179.875
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude bounds String lon_bnds
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
attribute longitude valid_max float 179.875
attribute longitude valid_min float -179.875
variable sla   double time, latitude, longitude
attribute sla _FillValue double -3.2767
attribute sla colorBarMaximum double 2.0
attribute sla colorBarMinimum double -2.0
attribute sla comment String The sea level anomaly is referenced using the DTU15 mean sea surface height
attribute sla coordinates String longitude latitude
attribute sla grid_mapping String crs
attribute sla ioos_category String Sea Level
attribute sla long_name String Sea Level Anomalies
attribute sla missing_value double -3.2767
attribute sla standard_name String sea_surface_height_above_sea_level
attribute sla units String m
attribute sla valid_max double 2.3319
attribute sla valid_min double -2.0102

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